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1C has worked on over 100 titles and collaborated with companies including EA, Warner Bros, and CD Projekt Red.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

February 28, 2022

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Tencent has acquired polish development group 1C Entertainment for an undisclosed fee.

1C comprises multiple studios that handle game production, distribution, and other services for developers.

The Polish company, which has offices across Europe, has worked on over 100 titles and collaborated with companies including EA, Warner Bros, CD Projekt Red, Activision Blizzard, and Bandai Namco.

1C will be renamed and rebranded within six months of the deal's completion. In a brief statement, company board member Tomaz Nieszporski described the acquisition as an "amazing opportunity."

"We are truly excited by this deal. It is an amazing opportunity for 1CE to achieve our wildest dreams and aspirations in the video games business," said Nieszporski. 

"Our vision and passion will be now backed by a leading global games company, and I am humbled by the unique chance of working together with Tencent and the other top creative minds that are part of its global ecosystem."

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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